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Bangor Daily News
State police investigate death of Greenville manGREENVILLE, Maine — A team of Maine State Police detectives have converged in G
State police investigate death of Greenville man
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
GREENVILLE, Maine — A team of Maine State Police detectives have converged in Greenville to investigate what led to the death of a local man Saturday. State police went to cabins off Burnt Jacket Road, near Beaver Cove, after an “incident” was... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Greenville man dies after altercation over rental propertySunday morning collecting evidence and conducting interviews. “This is still a
Greenville man dies after altercation over rental property
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
Sunday morning collecting evidence and conducting interviews. “This is still an active investigation and members of the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit have been working on the case throughout the night,” McCausland said. “We also have... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
State police investigate death of Greenville manGREENVILLE, Maine — A team of Maine State Police detectives have converged in G
State police investigate death of Greenville man
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
GREENVILLE, Maine — A team of Maine State Police detectives have converged in Greenville to investigate what led to the death of a local man Saturday. State police went to cabins off Burnt Jacket Road, near Beaver Cove, after an “incident” was... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
12-old takes school bus for a spininvestigating how the damage, which is consistent with prior collisions, happen
12-old takes school bus for a spin
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
investigating how the damage, which is consistent with prior collisions, happened, the chief said. “We have requested the Maine State Police investigate the collision between the patrol car and the other vehicle,” Chief Hathaway said. Police said... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Twelve year-old who stole bus, arrested after police chase in Bangorinvestigating how the damage, which is consistent with prior collisions, happen
Twelve year-old who stole bus, arrested after police chase in Bangor
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
investigating how the damage, which is consistent with prior collisions, happened, the chief said. “We have requested the Maine State Police investigate the collision between the patrol car and the other vehicle,” Chief Hathaway said. Police said... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Twelve year-old who stole bus, arrested after police chase in Bangorinvestigating how the damage, which is consistent with prior collisions, happen
Twelve year-old who stole bus, arrested after police chase in Bangor
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
investigating how the damage, which is consistent with prior collisions, happened, the chief said. “We have requested the Maine State Police investigate the collision between the patrol car and the other vehicle,” Chief Hathaway said. Police said... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Boy who stole bus charged after stealing van, crashing into police cruiserthe damage Haskell noticed, which is consistent with prior collisions, happened
Boy who stole bus charged after stealing van, crashing into police cruiser
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
the damage Haskell noticed, which is consistent with prior collisions, happened, the chief said. “We have requested the Maine State Police investigate the collision between the patrol car and the other vehicle,” Hathaway said. Additional... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Trucker accused in fatal Maine crash barred from commercial interstate drivingpassenger secured the load of lumber with straps while Weddle slept before the
Trucker accused in fatal Maine crash barred from commercial interstate driving
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
passenger secured the load of lumber with straps while Weddle slept before the truck left the lumber yard in Searsmont. Maine State Police also found a bottle of Crown Royal Canadian whisky in Weddle’s truck, according to court documents. An... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Cheers: Brinton is recognized for stellar work to keep Jacksonville beautifulair. Brinton also alluded to the galvanizing words of the late Marion Fuller B
Cheers: Brinton is recognized for stellar work to keep Jacksonville beautiful
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
air. Brinton also alluded to the galvanizing words of the late Marion Fuller Brown — a founder of Scenic America, former Maine state lawmaker and a national advocate for unspoiled roadways in limiting the spread of billboards from roadways — who... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
State police seeking public’s help in finding Clinton robbery suspectCLINTON, Maine — Maine State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in iden
State police seeking public’s help in finding Clinton robbery suspect
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
CLINTON, Maine — Maine State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect, according to a statement released late Thursday. The robbery occurred June 10 at the Clinton Variety and Redemption Center, where the suspect... Read more
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TribLIVE
Lifeguard shortage hits seasonal beachesto staff several of its state beaches and still haven't filled all the position
Lifeguard shortage hits seasonal beaches
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
to staff several of its state beaches and still haven't filled all the positions, said Gary Best, a spokesman for Maine State Parks. Lifeguard shortages have been reported in other states, from Pennsylvania to Colorado. Filling seasonal... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Gov. LePage Administration weighing food stamp optionsUSDA manage it. However, the federal agency says that won't happen. In an ema
Gov. LePage Administration weighing food stamp options
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
USDA manage it. However, the federal agency says that won't happen. In an email to NEWS CENTER, the USDA said that if the Maine state government were to pull out of the program, there would cease to be food stamp benefits available in Maine. The... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Gov. LePage Administration weighing food stamp optionsUSDA manage it. However, the federal agency says that won't happen. In an ema
Gov. LePage Administration weighing food stamp options
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
USDA manage it. However, the federal agency says that won't happen. In an email to NEWS CENTER, the USDA said that if the Maine state government were to pull out of the program, there would cease to be food stamp benefits available in Maine. The... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Bangor Police dig for clues in 1980 missing persons caseI just want it to be resolved for the family" said Thorne. Police were hopeful
Bangor Police dig for clues in 1980 missing persons case
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
I just want it to be resolved for the family" said Thorne. Police were hopeful that they could find some clues. Bangor Police were joined here by Maine State Police, Sheriffs Deputies, and the state Medical Examiner's Office Copyright 20... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Bangor Police dig for clues in 1980 missing persons caseI just want it to be resolved for the family" said Thorne. Police were hopeful
Bangor Police dig for clues in 1980 missing persons case
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
I just want it to be resolved for the family" said Thorne. Police were hopeful that they could find some clues. Bangor Police were joined here by Maine State Police, Sheriffs Deputies, and the state Medical Examiner's Office Copyright 20... Read more
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The Signal
Shortage of lifeguards hits seasonal beaches hard around USto staff several of its state beaches and still haven't filled all the position
Shortage of lifeguards hits seasonal beaches hard around US
The Signal / Posted 3 days ago
to staff several of its state beaches and still haven't filled all the positions, said Gary Best, a spokesman for Maine State Parks. He said the department is currently rotating some of its lifeguards between multiple beaches to keep them... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Digging on Hermon property fails to uncover missing woman’s remainsSmith was 25 years old when she was reported missing Sept. 4, 1980. Investigat
Digging on Hermon property fails to uncover missing woman’s remains
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Smith was 25 years old when she was reported missing Sept. 4, 1980. Investigators from Bangor Police Department, Maine State Police and the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office descended on 147 New Boston Road early Thursday morning after... Read more
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Boston Globe
Shortage of lifeguards hits seasonal beaches hard around USto staff several of its state beaches and still haven’t filled all the position
Shortage of lifeguards hits seasonal beaches hard around US
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
to staff several of its state beaches and still haven’t filled all the positions, said Gary Best, a spokesman for Maine State Parks. He said the department is currently rotating some of its lifeguards between multiple beaches to keep them... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Police searching Hermon property for human remains in 1980 cold caseHERMON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Bangor police along with the Criminal Investigat
Police searching Hermon property for human remains in 1980 cold case
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 4 days ago
HERMON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Bangor police along with the Criminal Investigation Division and Maine State Police, are looking for human remains related to a 1980 cold case. Police say Sharon Smith was reported missing back on September 4, 1980,... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Police searching Hermon property for human remains in 1980 cold case(NEWS CENTER) -- Bangor police along with the Criminal Investigation Division a
Police searching Hermon property for human remains in 1980 cold case
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
(NEWS CENTER) -- Bangor police along with the Criminal Investigation Division and Maine State Police, are looking for human remains related to a 1980 cold case. Police say Sharon Smith was reported missing back on September 4, 1980, she had been... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Police excavating lot in Hermon in search of woman missing since 1980a woman who has been missing since 1980, officials said. The Bangor Police Dep
Police excavating lot in Hermon in search of woman missing since 1980
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
a woman who has been missing since 1980, officials said. The Bangor Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division, Maine State Police and Penobscot Sheriff’s Deputies were at the scene searching for any evidence related to the disappearance... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
How Maine redirected millions meant to help poor families with kidsthe Social Services Block Grant, she said, “is one of the items that [the state
How Maine redirected millions meant to help poor families with kids
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
the Social Services Block Grant, she said, “is one of the items that [the state auditor] should be testing.” Staff at the Maine State Auditor’s office examine that expenditure, but the last period they examined was federal fiscal year 2014, when... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Shooting victim’s identity releasedofficials said, was camping at a remote site at nearby Umbagog Lake State Park.
Shooting victim’s identity released
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
officials said, was camping at a remote site at nearby Umbagog Lake State Park. Lesko’s disappearance was reported to Maine State Police, who enlisted the assistance of fish & game officers in a search of the area and the lake, a sizable body... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
State police warn about motorcycle safety this summerthis year. At this time in 2015, there were 10 motorcycle-related deaths. Acc
State police warn about motorcycle safety this summer
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
this year. At this time in 2015, there were 10 motorcycle-related deaths. According to a study group consisting of the Maine State Police, the Bureau of Highway Safety, the Department of Transportation, the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Maine... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Gorham man facing federal health care fraud chargeof Brazil who was naturalized as a U.S. citizen in May 1981, Braga was licensed
Gorham man facing federal health care fraud charge
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
of Brazil who was naturalized as a U.S. citizen in May 1981, Braga was licensed as a clinical professional counselor by the Maine State Board of Counseling and a certified clinical supervisor by the Maine State Board of Alcohol and Drug... Read more
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WMTW Portland
State police, wardens search for escaped inmateMaine State Police are searching for a prisoner who they say ran off Tuesday mo
State police, wardens search for escaped inmate
WMTW Portland / Posted 6 days ago
Maine State Police are searching for a prisoner who they say ran off Tuesday morning from a work detail in Piscataquis County. Police said Jonathan Edman, 20, of Waterville, was part of a work detail along Route 16 in Kingsbury Plantation when he... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Maine State Police looking for inmate who walked away from work site(NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police are looking for Jonathan Edman. Police say
Maine State Police looking for inmate who walked away from work site
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
(NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police are looking for Jonathan Edman. Police say Edman is an inmate from the Charleston Correctional Facility. They say he walked away from work site at Kingsbury Pond on Route 16 and is believe to be heading to the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Maine State Police looking for inmate who walked away from work site(NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police are looking for Jonathan Edman. Police say
Maine State Police looking for inmate who walked away from work site
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 6 days ago
(NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police are looking for Jonathan Edman. Police say Edman is an inmate from the Charleston Correctional Facility. They say he walked away from work site at Kingsbury Pond on Route 16 and is believe to be heading to the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Hollis man arrested after leading trooper on short pursuitHOLLIS, Maine — A local man was arrested Monday night after leading a state tro
Hollis man arrested after leading trooper on short pursuit
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
HOLLIS, Maine — A local man was arrested Monday night after leading a state trooper on a short pursuit, according to Maine State Police. Trooper Benjamin Smith tried to stop Bryan Kelley, 23, on Cape Road for a motor vehicle defect when he took off... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
LePage orders state agencies to prefer gas with less ethanolPORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Maine state agencies now have a purchasing preference f
LePage orders state agencies to prefer gas with less ethanol
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Maine state agencies now have a purchasing preference for gasoline blended with 5 percent or less of ethanol, thanks to an executive order signed by Republican Gov. Paul LePage. The preference is effective when such fuel... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
LePage orders state agencies to prefer gas with less ethanolPORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Maine state agencies now have a purchasing preference f
LePage orders state agencies to prefer gas with less ethanol
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 6 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Maine state agencies now have a purchasing preference for gasoline blended with 5 percent or less of ethanol, thanks to an executive order signed by Republican Gov. Paul LePage. The preference is effective when such fuel... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Helmet saves life of motorcyclist in Winterport crash, family saysHe sustained a broken rib, a broken arm, lost his kidney, spleen, and is now on
Helmet saves life of motorcyclist in Winterport crash, family says
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
He sustained a broken rib, a broken arm, lost his kidney, spleen, and is now on the mend from pneumonia. He has a long road ahead of him, but we hope he recovers fully.” Trooper Jeffery Parks is handling the investigation for the Maine State Pol... Read more
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examiner.com
Active Summer Family Vacations Forge Bonds, Lifelong Memoriesby the campfire, free wireless internet access. Also, great bass and landlocked
Active Summer Family Vacations Forge Bonds, Lifelong Memories
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
by the campfire, free wireless internet access. Also, great bass and landlocked salmon fishing. The resort is next to Maine State Park at Sebago Park where there are hiking trails. (Point Sebago, 261 Point Sebago Road, Route 302, Casco, ME... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Judge to rule whether juvenile murder hearing will be publicavailable Monday. The judge has sealed all court documents related to Hodgon’s
Judge to rule whether juvenile murder hearing will be public
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
available Monday. The judge has sealed all court documents related to Hodgon’s case, including the affidavit filed by the Maine State Police to charge the teen with murder. On Monday, the judge called the attorneys for the defense and prosecution... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Boat destroyed after trailer overturns on I-95(NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police say an 18 foot long boat was destroyed Mond
Boat destroyed after trailer overturns on I-95
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 7 days ago
(NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police say an 18 foot long boat was destroyed Monday morning when the vehicle it was towing went off Interstate 95 in Pittsfield and the boat and trailer overturned into the median. Police say the driver of the SUV was... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Car crashes into home in FrenchvilleFRENCHVILLE, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police are crediting a seat bel
Car crashes into home in Frenchville
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 8 days ago
FRENCHVILLE, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police are crediting a seat belt with saving a man’s life when he lost control of his car and hit a house just before midnight on Saturday. According to state police 21-year-old Ryan Remalia of... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Scarborough traffic stop leads to drug bustthe vehicle gave inconsistent statements about their travel plans and what they
Scarborough traffic stop leads to drug bust
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 8 days ago
the vehicle gave inconsistent statements about their travel plans and what they had been doing the previous 12 hours, said Maine State Police. With assistance from a Portland Police Department K-9 unit, officers uncovered a package that they said... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Car strikes house in Frenchvilleserious injury late Saturday when he lost control of his car and struck a house
Car strikes house in Frenchville
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
serious injury late Saturday when he lost control of his car and struck a house on U.S. Route 1, Cpl. Chuck Michaud of the Maine State Police said Sunday. Ryan Remalia, 21, was traveling east along U.S. Route 1 in Frenchville shortly before... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Car crashes into home in FrenchvilleFRENCHVILLE, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police are crediting a seat bel
Car crashes into home in Frenchville
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 8 days ago
FRENCHVILLE, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police are crediting a seat belt with saving a man’s life when he lost control of his car and hit a house just before midnight on Saturday. According to state police 21-year-old Ryan Remalia of... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Treat dad to a free trip at a state parkMaine State Parks and Historic Sites will be free to the public in celebration
Treat dad to a free trip at a state park
WMTW Portland / Posted 8 days ago
Maine State Parks and Historic Sites will be free to the public in celebration of Father's Day. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry's Bureau of Parks and Lands is hosting the free parks day on Sunday. The free admission... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Will pay bump be enough to keep Maine prison guards?system has had a tough time finding and keeping guards, with as many as three d
Will pay bump be enough to keep Maine prison guards?
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
system has had a tough time finding and keeping guards, with as many as three dozen officer positions unfilled at the Maine State Prison. A pay raise approved by the Legislature last year has helped the recruitment effort, but now the system... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts man had 600 oxycodone tabletsHERMON, Maine (AP) — Maine state police say they have arrested a Massachusetts
Massachusetts man had 600 oxycodone tablets
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
HERMON, Maine (AP) — Maine state police say they have arrested a Massachusetts man who had 600 oxycodone tablets he intended to distribute in Penobscot County. Authorities say 26-year-old Alex Rios of Lawrence, Massachusetts, is charged with... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Police sidekicks go to the dogs at 31st State Police Canine Patrol School graduationeasy- whether it be for physical or behavioral reasons, many dogs don't make th
Police sidekicks go to the dogs at 31st State Police Canine Patrol School graduation
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 9 days ago
easy- whether it be for physical or behavioral reasons, many dogs don't make the cut. Police canine, Bella, is paired with Maine State Trooper John Lacoste. The two will now be on call 24/7. "If there's a call that needs a canine, we will go. So,... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Police sidekicks go to the dogs at 31st State Police Canine Patrol School graduationeasy- whether it be for physical or behavioral reasons, many dogs don't make th
Police sidekicks go to the dogs at 31st State Police Canine Patrol School graduation
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 9 days ago
easy- whether it be for physical or behavioral reasons, many dogs don't make the cut. Police canine, Bella, is paired with Maine State Trooper John Lacoste. The two will now be on call 24/7. "If there's a call that needs a canine, we will go. So,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Monticello woman rolls vehicle after swerving to avoid animal1996 Chevrolet Blazer when she said a small animal, possibly a beaver, came out
Monticello woman rolls vehicle after swerving to avoid animal
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
1996 Chevrolet Blazer when she said a small animal, possibly a beaver, came out into the roadway, Cpl. Dennis Quint of the Maine State Police said in a news release Friday. Burtt swerved to avoid hitting the animal, lost control of her vehicle and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Logging truck careens into pole in Danforthpole Friday, which knocked out power to residents of this small town in norther
Logging truck careens into pole in Danforth
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
pole Friday, which knocked out power to residents of this small town in northern Washington County. A dispatcher with the Maine State Police barracks in Ellsworth said early Friday afternoon that troopers still were on scene investigating the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Jury finds Jesse Marquis guilty of killing St. Francis woman in 2014the verdict was announced. Pam Dubois said she is “relieved at the verdict and
Jury finds Jesse Marquis guilty of killing St. Francis woman in 2014
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
the verdict was announced. Pam Dubois said she is “relieved at the verdict and grateful for all the hard work that the Maine State Police, the [prosecutor] and everybody that contributed to make sure that the truth was seen.” Barbara Theriault... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Dollar General plans another shot at Thomaston storelocated, owned by Jlinn LLC, which includes John Miller of Thomaston. Thomasto
Dollar General plans another shot at Thomaston store
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
located, owned by Jlinn LLC, which includes John Miller of Thomaston. Thomaston Green includes the area where the former Maine State Prison was located. The property runs along Route 1 and overlooks the St. George River. The prison closed in... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Death of Wiscasset woman in The Forks ruled accidentalTHE FORKS, Maine — Police are calling the death of a mother in western Maine an
Death of Wiscasset woman in The Forks ruled accidental
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
THE FORKS, Maine — Police are calling the death of a mother in western Maine an accident. Maine State Police say she jumped from a moving pickup in The Forks last March. Police say 33-year-old Kimberly Hill died from blunt force trauma, consistent... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
No witnesses called in defense of County man accused of murderthe time, enter Theriault’s bedroom carrying a knife on the morning she was sla
No witnesses called in defense of County man accused of murder
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
the time, enter Theriault’s bedroom carrying a knife on the morning she was slain. On Thursday, Sgt. Randall Keaten of the Maine State Police told the jury that at one point more than 100 troopers were involved in the search for Marquis. Keaten... Read more
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